Back Pain

How Chiropractic Helps A Functional Short Leg

Functional short leg is a fairly common condition that typically occurs due to inflexibility or muscle weakness at the pelvis, ankle, and foot complex. Runners sometimes experience the condition when running over certain surfaces that are unstable or not level. It can also occur due to inappropriate footwear. This condition can cause pain in the [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Relieve Pain From Facet Syndrome

Facet syndrome, also called facet joint sprain or facet joint syndrome is a common cause of back pain. There are many treatments that are used, but most mainstream medical treatments involve pain medication which can have undesirable side effects and may even lead to addiction. Chiropractic is a proven, reliable treatment for relieving the pain [...]

2019 Safety and Efficacy of Spinal Manipulation

2019 was a banner year for spinal manipulation.  This year produced some of the most important studies on the safety of cervical (neck) manipulation.  In this 4 min video Dr. Steele talks about the best studies of 2019. https://youtu.be/v1GJ1VNpgMc

Foods That Fight Inflammation Caused by Arthritis

Arthritis pain can be debilitating. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), between the years of 2010 and 2012, an estimated 22.7 percent, or 52.5 million, adults in the United States alone were diagnosed by a doctor with arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, or fibromyalgia – annually. Also during that time, almost 50 percent [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Sciatica

Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock and back of leg. The [...]

Why Hydration Is Important to Spinal Health

There is no denying that a healthy diet is integral to overall wellness and staying hydrated is absolutely vital. Every organ, every cell in your body contains water. In fact, when you don’t drink enough water and keep your body properly hydrated, it does not function as it should. The health of your spine and back depends heavily on whether you are properly hydrated. In fact, if you don’t drink enough water – plain, pure water – it could affect your back, causing pain and limiting mobility. […]

Sciatica Sufferers Listen Up: Chiropractic Care Reduces Pain, Promotes Healing

Chiropractic Clinic Are you experiencing pain along one side of your body from your lower back down through your hip and the back of your leg? If so, you could be suffering from a condition called sciatica. According to the Mayo Clinic, sciatica can best be described as “most commonly occurring when a herniated disk or a bone spur on the spine compresses part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and often some numbness in the affected leg.” […]

3 Differences in Sprains and Strains and How Chiropractic Can Help

3 Differences in Sprains and Strains & How Chiropractic Can Help As experienced chiropractors, we like answering the questions we receive from our patients. A common inquiry is "what is the difference between a sprain and a strain?" Sprains and strains are injuries to the musculoskeletal system that are commonly diagnosed conditions, and are two [...]

4 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use While Working At A Desk

4 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use While Working At A Desk There are dangers in everyday life, from slipping in the shower to getting mowed down by the next door neighbor's teenage driver. The risk doesn't end once we are safely behind our desks, because… sitting is killing us! Seriously, while not really trying to [...]

Fibromyalgia Sufferers Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

How Fibromyalgia Sufferers Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care Fibromyalgia is one of today's most common chronic pain conditions. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 1 in 50 Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, the condition is difficult to diagnose, and, being chronic in nature, can linger for several months or even years. Fibromyalgia [...]